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As Andy Murray bows out of the 2011 Wimbledon tournament, poet Adam Taylor reflects on what it means to be Britain’s number one.
Poet Adam Taylor writes for Channel 4 News.
you asserthe dictatesyou go for the killhe assassinates
he knows he willyou think you mightyou say good eveninghe says goodnight
he lifts an eyebrowyou’re known to quibblehe is a canapéyou are the nibbles
you are the liverhe is the pâtéhe’s an espressoyou are a latte
you are a penthousehe is a chateauhe’s at his peakyou’re at your plateau
you’re a repeathe’s an encoreyou are his battlehe is your war
he gets the cupyou get the mugwe shake his handbut you we hug
For more poems from Adam Taylor visit his website www.adamtaylorpoetry.com.